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Platte County Sheriff's Office Investigates Armed Robbery

The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Wood Oil Gas Station just after 5:30 Saturday evening.

Posted: Nov 12, 2017 10:15 AM

(PLATTE COUNTY, Mo.) The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Wood Oil Gas Station located on 92 Highway just after 5:30 Saturday evening.

Authorities said two males entered the gas station, one suspect carried a silver handgun. A gas station clerk and one customer was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured.

Authorities said one suspect was wearing a black South Pole Athletic hooded sweatshirt. The other suspect was wearing a dark grey hooded sweatshirt.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the suspects left the scene in a newer grey vehicle they believe was a Ford Escape.

The robbery is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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